Board of Health


Phone: (978) 929-6632


Meetings are typically held on the second and fourth Monday of every month from 7:30 - 10:00 PM. Please check the calendar for official meeting postings.

View the Board of Health Calendar

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
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Minutes are available following approval.
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View the Committee Membership List


The Board of Health is charged with protecting the overall public health of the citizens of Acton. Although there are many septic issues brought before the Board, some of the other duties of the Board are:
  • The granting of Hazardous Materials Control Permits
  • Acting on any special requests made to the Board of Health by residents or businesses in Town

Additional responsibilities include:
  • Monitoring public health and environmental matters
  • Setting policies for issues concerning public health
  • Overseeing the Health Department staff